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NEWS
  • Wisdom & Virtue archive videos

    The 'Defining Wisdom' and 'A New Science of Virtues' archive videos of presentations are now available to watch on the Wisdom Research YouTube channel ! Watch 5-10 minute presentations from meetings in 2009 & 2010 of wisdom and virtue researchers. These archive videos span topics...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Toronto Wisdom Task Force

    Click here to watch the Wisdom Task Force discourse! This July, a group of world's leading wisdom researchers and major empirical wisdom labs gathered in Toronto to address the current state of wisdom research. The event was hosted by Igor Grossmann and Marc Fournier at the University of Toronto...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • OnWisdom podcast: Beware the Intelligence Trap! (with David Robson)

    by Igor Grossmann and Charles Cassidy, On Wisdom Click here to listen! ABOUT THIS EPISODE Do highly intelligent people actually take better decisions in their daily lives than everyone else? And if not, what’s missing from our picture of what it means to be ‘smart’? Can you be highly intelligent, yet...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wisdom and Learning at the Finnish Institute for Educational Research

    Over the last two years, the Finnish Institute for Educational Research has focused part of its efforts on understanding wisdom in adults with a multidisciplinary team of researchers from developmental psychology, philosophy, information technology, education, history of education, and university pedagogy...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • 6 questions that will reveal whether you're wise; how wisdom wards off 'serious loneliness': study

    Researchers are digging into loneliness, an issue that some public-health officials say has become an epidemic in the U.S. In a paper published last month in the journal International Psychogeriatrics, Dr. Dilip Jeste and his team at the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine pointed out...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wisdom in business and management

    Center for Practical Wisdom Conducting business hinges on being able to make sound, smart decisions for moving a company forward. Does that mean business needs to be steeped in wise decision making and management practices? Ali Intezari and David Pauleen's book, Wisdom, Analytics and Wicked Problems...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The road to wisdom runs through hardship, study finds

    by Maria Cohut, Medical News Today How does somebody become wise? A plethora of writers and philosophers has tried to answer that question. Now, research gives the answer, and the route is anything but straightforward. A famous Japanese proverb says, "Fall down seven times, and stand up eight,"...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Do Hardships in Life Really Make You Wiser?

    by Douglas LaBier, Psychology Today Some people think that wisdom increases with age. Yet we see many examples of people who become more bitter, cynical and unpleasant as they age – hardly the hallmarks of wisdom. We tend to think of the latter as reflecting a broader, more understanding and tolerant...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • What Does It Mean to Be Wise?

    by Marianna Pogosyan, Psychology Today There is more to wisdom than knowledge and experience. “What does it mean to be wise?” I recently asked an 8-year-old and an 88-year-old from different parts of the world. Their answers were remarkably similar: to know a lot. For many of us, an image of a wise person...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • 'ON WISDOM' PODCAST: The foolish sage (with Eranda Jayawickreme)

    by Igor Grossmann and Charles Cassidy Click here to listen to Episode 5 Do 'wise people' even exist? Do we have 'wise characters' or is our behaviour more influenced by 'wise situations'? And if so, what kinds of situations best support wise behaviour? Eranda Jayawickreme joins...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Aristotle and the good ruler (2019)

    Excerpt: Can Ethical Politics be Taught? Aristotle says that the salvation of the community is the common business of all citizens (Politics, 1276b 30), and to this end they must perform their own business well (40). However, like the captain who must navigate the ship safely to port, the ruler must...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Learning from Adversity: Suffering and Wisdom (2019)

    Abstract: It is commonplace, in philosophy and in everyday life, to think that suffering, understood as a kind of negative affective experience, is bad. Nevertheless, the case can be made that suffering, in certain instances and circumstances, has considerable value. Indeed, it seems plausible that we...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wisdom and the Origins of Moral Knowledge (2019)

    Abstract: Aristotle presents his Nicomachean Ethics and Politics as an ordered pair comprising political science (hê politikê epistêmê), suggesting an axiomatic structure of theorems that are demonstratively deduced from first principles. He holds that this systematic knowledge of ethical and legislative...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Breakdown of Civic Virtues and the Problem of Hate Speech: Is There Wisdom in Freedom of Speech? (2019)

    Abstract: When certain groups in society are disparaged and derogated verbally, aggression and violence against the groups can follow. When public figures and political leaders engage in this kind of discourse, there is implicit social licensing of aggressive and violent behavior against these groups...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Siddhartas-existential-crisis/ Buddha’s Resolution- A proposal (2019)

    Dukkha is the focus of all Buddhist doctrine – The Four Noble Truths- because Gautama Siddhartha’s original crisis, told in the story of the Four Sights, strongly brought Dukkha to the forefront of his awareness. This is how the legend of the Four Sights is significant. The lesson of them is that besides...
    (My publication) Posted by: Rodger R Ricketts, Psy.D.
  • Developing Teachers’ Assessment Literacy: A Tapestry of Ideas and Inquiries (2019)

    My contribution to this co-authored text on the broad topic of assessment concerns the troublesome relationship between educational assessment on the one hand, and wisdom-seeking on the other hand. In particular, I investigate, challenge, and offer some alternative approaches to the current focus on...
    (My publication) Posted by: sdsteel
  • Wise and Shine (2019)

    Summary: This down-to-earth, integrative thinking manual for personal transformation introduces tools for developing empathy and wisdom. Blending philosophy, psychology, and a dab of spirituality, we learn to organize the worlds inside our heads, and then live out our creative destinies. If you enjoy...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Emerging Empirical Science of Wisdom: Definition, Measurement, Neurobiology, Longevity, and Interventions (2019)

    Abstract: This article seeks to provide an overview of the empirical literature on wisdom in terms of its definitions and measurements, possible neurobiological basis, and evolutionary value, as well as changes with aging and potential clinical interventions to enhance components of wisdom. Wisdom may...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Wisdom and how to cultivate it: Review of emerging evidence for a constructivist model of wise thinking (2019)

    Abstract: Some folk beliefs characterize wisdom as an essence – a set of immutable characteristics, developing as a consequence of an innate potential and extraordinary life experiences. Emerging empirical scholarship involving experiments, diary and cross-cultural studies contradicts such folk beliefs...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Effects of Mindfulness Training on Wisdom in Elementary School Teachers (2019)

    Abstract: Aims: School teachers have hundreds of spontaneous interactions with students each hour, requiring frequent decision-making. Often these interactions require social understanding and emotional self-regulation, two constructs often identified with wisdom and mindfulness. Increasing mindfulness...
    (My publication) Posted by: jlmatelski
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DISCUSSIONS
  • Conversations on Wisdom: Alfred Tolle

    by Jean Matelski Boulware Alfred Tolle is the founder of Wisdom Together, a non-profit organization based in Europe. Established in 2016, Wisdom Together's mission is to connect individuals and organizations to conscious leaders and wisdom through an assortment of conferences, talks, and partner...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Clinical wisdom in professional practice

    by Cynthia Baum-Baicker, Ph.D. There's an old joke in psychotherapy circles that goes like this: Nestled in the comfort of his therapist's office, a patient reveals that his tension and pain have grown to such a degree that he feels like jumping out the window. "Ah," says the kindly...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Societal Implications of Wisdom across the Lifespan

    Reflections on the Symposium by the UC San Diego Center for Healthy Aging by Dilip V. Jeste, MD Danielle Glorioso, LCSW An all-day Symposium titled "Wisdom, Compassion, and Longevity", hosted by the University of California San Diego's Center for Healthy Aging and Stein Institute for Research...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • The Wisdom - Information Systems Nexus

    By David Pauleen and Nikunj Dalal The following is a summary of the article, Dalal N, & Pauleen DJ. (2018). The wisdom nexus: Guiding information systems research, practice, and education. Information Systems Journal, 1-21. The world is facing numerous problems that continue to grow in scale and...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • How Mindfulness Meditation Leads to Greater Wisdom

    Community Contribution By Sally Perkins Can mindfulness meditation be a powerful tool to attain a greater level of wisdom? By wresting our mind of excesses, rather than burdening it with too much information, we can achieve deeper clarity, empathy, and calm (Kingsbury, 2009; Kemper & Khirallah, 2015;...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Can being in nature foster wisdom?

    Community Contribution by Sally Perkins The complexities of wisdom may lead some to argue that wisdom cannot be taught . While knowledge can be acquired from books by anyone who is willing to do the reading, wisdom appears to be a much broader and vague concept. It involves the ability to apply your...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Conversations on Wisdom: Krista Tippett

    By Jean Matelski Boulware Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times best-selling author. In 2014, she received the National Humanities Medal from President Obama for “thoughtfully delving into the mysteries of human existence.” On Being pursues concepts of wisdom and knowledge...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Conversations on Wisdom: john a. powell

    By Jean Matelski Boulware As an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties, john a. powell is known for his work in a wide range of issues including race, ethnicity, poverty, and democracy. He is the Executive Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Can Hitler be wise?

    Following a recent Wisdom Research Forum (July 14, 2016), hosted by the Center for Practical Wisdom, participants reflected upon some of the discussions of the meeting. One topic emerged around the idea of whether or not people such as Hitler or Stalin could be associated with wisdom in the sense that...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Pottery and the Eternal Style of Wisdom

    by Philip Kao As a visiting assistant professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Philip Kao’s research and teaching focuses on wisdom, aging, personhood, gender, and the anthropology of development. He is the editor of Anthropology & Aging , an international journal intent...
     Posted by: jlmatelski
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